AN award-winning, high-octane, adrenaline-pumping, musical mash-up of the best material from the original Blues Brothers movies, the Chicago Blues Brothers’ new show Back-in-Black drives into Swindon on Friday night.

The performance at the Wyvern will be jam-packed with songs by musical legends like Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Tina Turner and Cab Calloway – as well as many other blues, soul, Motown and funk classics and a few surprises thrown in along the way.

Capturing the sound, energy and personality that propelled the film to cult status, the Chicago Blues Brothers take you back to 1980 to finish the concert at the Palace Ballroom Hotel.

With a brand-new production and an all-new elaborate stage set, the show promises to be a powerhouse, with over 40 hits performed live on stage.

The Chicago Blues Brothers is a joyous hoot, a musical riot, a juiced-up jamboree of the coolest, funkiest soul, blues and Motown hits performed with style, class and showmanship by a troupe of some of the finest entertainers working in modern musical theatre.

The original film was a musical comedy starring John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd as brothers Jake and Elwood Blues, set in Chicago, in which the brothers set out to save an orphange.The legacy of this cult classic has been jump started for a new generation, with an energy that is hard to resist.

The Chicago Blues Brothers Back-in-Black Tour is at the Wyvern Theatre tomorrow at 7.30pm. Tickets £26

To book, call 01793 524481 or visit